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tr.v. hu·mil·i·at·ed, hu·mil·i·at·ing, hu·mil·i·ates
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect: humiliated him with a contemptuous refusal.

[Late Latin humiliāre, humiliāt-, to humble, from humilis, humble; see humble.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.humiliated - subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"
humble - marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
2.humiliated - made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"
ashamed - feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
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[hjuːˈmɪlieɪtɪd] adjhumilié(e)
to feel humiliated → se sentir humilié(e)
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References in classic literature ?
The confession of love which the girl's fright had wrung from her touched me deeply; but it humiliated me as well, since I felt that in some thoughtless word or act I had given her reason to believe that I reciprocated her affection.
Still more, to see people who have been only insignificantly offensive to us reduced in life and humiliated, without any special effort of ours, is apt to have a soothing, flattering influence.
To see an enemy humiliated gives a certain contentment, but this is jejune compared with the highly blent satisfaction of seeing him humiliated by your benevolent action or concession on his behalf.
It seems to me that in England they play a very faded-out part, and those with whom I conversed had a kind of depressed and humiliated tone; a little dull, tame look, as if they were used to being snubbed and bullied, which made me want to give them a good shaking.
When she's alone and humiliated and broken it would be dreadful if she had nowhere to go."
He goes (imitates Klitschko's voice and accent), 'You have humiliated my country (laughs).
The President said they do not have to worry about getting insulted or humiliated during Senate hearings especially with administration Senators Ronald dela Rosa and Christopher Go around.
I felt very humiliated as I was rudely questioned and ordered publicly to take my insulin out of its travel cold-case and dumped in to a plastic bag,' Akram tweeted.
The famed commentator and cricket star turned to Twitter to share how he was humiliated by the Manchester airport staff who he said asked 'rude questions' and 'dumped the insulin case in a plastic bag' from its 'travel cold-case'.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram was made to feel embarrassed and humiliated for carrying insulin at Manchester airport.
We felt harassed, humiliated, He said it was "crazy" he and other sufferers had to be reassessed by the Department for Work and Pensions every three years as the condition is terminal.
'I don't feel like i was humiliated from that statement, it is a baseless accusation; it is slander and the person committing the slander is the one humiliating themselves,' Khalis said today.